A high strength, light weight "in-situ" Ti-Y composite is produced by deformation processing a cast body having Ti and Y phase components distributed therein. The composite comprises elongated, ribbon-shaped Ti and Y phase components aligned along an axis of the deformed body.
US 5,200,004 A
Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.
Verhoeven, John D.; Ellis, Timothy W.; Russell, Alan M.; and Jones, Lawrence L., "Mechanical deforming the alloy body having elongated, ribbon-shaped phases aligned along axis of the body" (1993). Iowa State University Patents. 277.